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Hello: I´d like to know wich P-51H kit in 1/48 is the best, the MPM one or Classic Ariframes one?. Have they vacuformed canopies or plastic ones?.

Best,

Juan

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I don't know about either of those you mentioned; I've built the Historic Plastic Models (HiPM) and whilst some say the wings have too narrow a chord it seems OK to me. Not an easy kit, but with a bit of work it scrubbed up well. The kit decals give 4 options (2 56th FG, 2 ANG) but the US national markings are proportionally incorrect - easily replaceable.

The kit includes some resin and a small etch fret iirc, and has a thick but usable injection moulded canopy, in fact two, one open and one shut.

One of the better limited run kits I've experienced.

HTH

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Hello Mike, thanks you a lot for the replay, in fact you´re right, I made a mistake, I meant to say HiPM, not MPM, so I´ll ty to pick one of them if I see the oportunity.

Best,

Juan

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Classic Airframes has the better shape.

Beyond that both have some good and bad details and will require extra work.

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You might want to kit bash using both kits,taking the best of both and using everything on the CA kit.Beware,the insturment panel in the the CA kit is of a P-51D and not the correct H panel.

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